By Jewish Business News On Thursday, February 6th, 2020

There’s a New Sheriff In Town—and He’s Wearing a Kippah

San Antonio, the oldest municipality in Texas, is known for its deep history and culture. It was part of the Spanish Empire when it was first settled, and later, the Mexican Republic. Now the seventh-largest city More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 9th, 2020

Cambodian Royal Family Celebrates Its First Bat Mitzvah

The giant menorah stood proudly overlooking the pool at the plush Raffles Hotel in the bustling heart of the capital city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. Facing the crowd of well-wishers stood the who’s who of the More...

By Kobi Nachshoni On Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Rabbinate seeks to convert babies born from egg donations

The Tel Aviv Chief Rabbinate will participate in an operation to locate children born from egg donations, as these children’s religious status may come under question if the donors were not recognized as More...

By Itamar Eichner On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

Kirt Schneider: The millionaire trying to sell Messianic Judaism to the world

When he visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem last May, many of the traditional Jews there could not have known that this controversial “Rabbi” Kirt Schneider – with a graying beard, a kippah, More...

By Shlomi Ella On Sunday, September 29th, 2019

How Many Jews There Are In The Whole World?

On the eve of the year 5799, the number of Jews in the world stands at about 14.8 million. The largest Jewish community, 6.7 million, live in Israel. This increase of about 100,000 from the past year. The world’s More...

By Moran Azulay On Monday, March 11th, 2019

Israeli rabbinate accused of using Jewish DNA testing before being allowed to marry

Israel’s rabbinate has been performing genetic testing on Israelis from the former Soviet Union, to check if they are “genetically Jewish” as a condition for marriage registration, an investigation by More...

By Itzchak Tessler On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Innovation: Medical Cannabis for the observant Jew

Lior Meshulam has lived with chronic pain 24 hours a day since the age of 16. The only solution to his constant agony is smoking medical cannabis. But as an observant Jew, the onset of Shabbat every Friday sundown, More...

By Ynet News On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Jerusalem neighborhood streets segregated for men and women

Several members of the ultra-Orthodox community daubed writing overnight Tuesday instructing women and men to walk on separate streets at the junction of Zefania Street and Ezra Street in Jerusalem. The graffiti, More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Israeli Public: Benjamin Netanyahu’s Government Disrespects American Jews – Poll

72 percent of Israelis believe Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should have condemned recent anti-Semitic events in the United States, while close to half of the public (47%) feels Netanyahu has not done enough More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Overwhelming Disapproval of Trump: 74% of American Jews Plan to Vote for Democrats

A new poll finds that 75 percent of American Jews disapprove of President Donald Trump, and that 74 percent plan on voting for Democratic candidates for Congress this fall. The survey was conducted by the Mellman More...


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